Rajon Rondo to miss Suns game

Updated: January 20, 2012, 8:07 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says point guard Rajon Rondo will sit out Friday night's game against Phoenix because of a sore right wrist.

Rondo was injured Wednesday night when he took a hard foul from Toronto's Linas Kleiza while going to the basket. An MRI was negative.

Rivers says Rondo is hoping to be back for Sunday's game against the Washington Wizards. But the coach isn't putting a timetable on Rondo's return.

Rondo is averaging 15 points, 9.4 assists and 5.1 rebounds this season.


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